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In 2012, Wellesley became the first liberal arts college to join the online learning collaborative edX with its launch of WellesleyX, as well as the first women’s college to offer massive open online courses (MOOCs). The course Italian Language and Culture has since become one of WellesleyX’s most popular offerings, combining best practices in fore...

Nel Vangelo secondo Matteo si narra della celebre parabola dei talenti. La morale è nota: sia lodato chi sa investirne quanti ne riceve e redarguito chi, invece, per paura, abbia a sotterrarli. Da bimbi, forse, si può far fatica a capire, ma, da adulti, pure laicamente, si è in dovere di mettere in pratica questo messaggio. Così ha fatto Frances...

The Burlington Sons of Italy Lodge 2223 will offer registration for its 12-week 2019 spring semester of Italian classes from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 30 at St. Margaret’s School, 111 Winn St., Burlington. Classes will begin Feb. 6 at the same location and cover six levels of beginner, intermediate to advanced, depending on one’s prior knowledge in speaking...

School officials in Framingham rejected a bid to replace Columbus Day on the school calendar with “Indigenous Peoples Day,” but added indigenous peoples to the commemoration. The Framingham School Committee voted 5-4 Wednesday night to approve the change, with the majority seizing on a compromise offered by the superintendent of schools. The four-m...

The Scholarship Commission of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts through the Charitable and Educational Trust will award a minimum of twenty (20) scholarships, at a maximum of $1,000 each to properly qualified students who anticipate entering college in the fall of 2019. Scholarship Awards are limited to members of the Senior Class of any secondary s...

It was a lovely drizzly evening on Nov. 5 when my dad, former AP Italian teacher Prof. Canetta, and I went to the Italian Consulate next to Boston Harbor. For months, I had felt anxious for the prestigious award ceremony that was about to happen. In May, I applied to the Eduitalia scholarship that pertained to any student who had taken the AP Itali...

The University of Connecticut’s Department of History invites nominations and applications for the Emiliana Pasca Noether Chair in Modern Italian History.  The position will commence in Fall 2019.  The successful candidate will be appointed at the rank of full professor or associate professor and will be eligible for tenure upon appointment.  The C...

Fourth and fifth graders at the North End’s Eliot School serenaded Italian songwriter and lyricist Giulio Rapetti Mogol with one of his own songs during his recent visit to the Eliot K-8 Innovation School. Students had the chance to meet with Maestro Mogol and presented him with pictures inspired by his songs. Principal Traci Walker Griffith said,...

Yale University’s School of Public Health is set to host its first conference on olive oil next month. The two-day event will bring together people from diverse disciplines to discuss a variety of topics including olive oil chemistry and health, testing methods, the impacts of climate change and disease on its cultivation, as well as the potential...

Scuola PIB is inviting you to an Open House event on September 15th, from 10:30 to 11:30 AM. This will be on occasion for parents, and children alike, to visit the Scuola Piccoli Italiani di Boston, get a feel of how classes work, all the while meeting and greeting the teaching staff, volunteers and parents already part of the program. The open hou...

The Mediterranean Diet Roundtable is an inspirational and networking conference, where scientists and Food Industry leaders discuss dietary trends in America. An elite gathering, the MDR has attracted hundreds of professionals from all over the U.S. and the Mediterranean Countries. Ready to roll its fourth edition: regarded as one of the most exclu...

Kids in Stamford learned about Italian culture Wednesday with an in-school cooking lesson from professional chefs. Maurizio Ricci, owner of Osteria Romana and Romancci's Restaurants, along with one his executive chef, visited second-grade students at Strawberry Hill School. The duo helped students make their own homemade pasta. "I think all of lear...